V K Pipersenia is new Assam Chief Secretary

By Our Staff Reporter

Guwahati, May, 31: Vinod Kumar Pipersenia took over charge as Chief Secretary to the Government of Assam today.

He succeeds Jitesh Khoshla who retired today.

VK Pipersenia, an IAS officer of 1980 batch of Assam- Meghalaya cadre, will be the 45th Chief Secretary of the State.

Born on August 5, 1957 at Konch, Uttar Pradesh, VK Pipersenia's first assignment was that of an Assistant Commissioner in Dhubri district. He also served in various other capacities - SDO (Civil) lbari, Deputy Commissioner, lbari, Joint  Secretary, Health and Secretary, Revenue.

While on deputation, he has also worked with the Government of India in various ministries such as Home, Industry, Human Resource Development, etc. He has also served as Fincial Adviser in the Ministry of Human Resource Development as well as Fincial Commissioner in Employees State Insurance Corporation under Ministry of Labour and Employment.

During his tenure in the Revenue & Disaster Magement Department, Assam State Disaster Magement Authority took shape and majority of the districts underwent transition from manual to computerised processes. Besides, the mission mode implementation of Computerisation of Registration Project won the tiol e-Governce Award in 2013, an official release said.

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